Mike Murphy appointed CEO of J R Clancy

13 December 2011

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Theis will continue on as an advisor to the board of the company that owns J R Clancy, Wenger Corporation, until July 2012. He has served as CEO for 30 years.

Mike Murphy became president of JR Clancy in 2009, and will retain the title when he becomes president and CEO on January 1, 2012.

He has been involved in many of the company’s operations including its largest and most complicated projects to date. His many commitments include sales, project management, and new product development.

Murphy assisted development and implementation of the company’s quality management program, leading to the company’s ISO 9001 registration.

Murphy congratulated the outgoing Theis on his successful career and completion of the ISO registration project: “Under Bob’s leadership, J R Clancy has grown significantly in capabilities and in the strength of its business practices,” he said.

“He established an important company goal that has become our mantra: Make Our Partners Successful. Thanks to his commitment to best practices, Clancy has been an ISO 9001-registered company since 2002, and we are listed as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States by Inc. magazine. Bob can be very proud of the things he accomplished at Clancy.”

Theis said, “I’ve worked with Mike since 1997, and I can honestly say that he’s more than qualified to take on the leadership of J R Clancy,” Theis said. “Mike and our management team are the best in the industry – there are none better.”

Murphy said he will continue Clancy’s R&D and project management activities. “We’re looking forward to introducing some dynamic new products, and expanding our international business in the coming years. These are exciting times at J R Clancy.”